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Deschutes County OKs $306M Budget

BEND, OR — By a two-to-one vote this week, the Deschutes County Commissioners approved a $306 million budget for 2015.  That represents a roughly 6% year-over-year increase. The County Commission slashed the budget during the height of the recession.  Supporters Read More

Deschutes County OKs $306M Budget

BEND, OR — By a two-to-one vote this week, the Deschutes County Commissioners approved a $306 million budget for 2015.  That represents a roughly 6% year-over-year increase.  The County Commission slashed the budget during the height of the recession. Read More

Fireworks Now On Sale

BEND, OR — Fireworks went on sale Monday in parts of Oregon where they are legal.  Retailers and stands can sell fireworks through July 6th.  Fire officials remind users that fireworks are prohibited on all Oregon beaches, parks and campgrounds, as well as Read More

KBNW Business Briefs For 06/25/14

BEND, OR — The Center Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Care & Research will become Central Oregon’s first provider in Patient-Centered Community Care, or PC3.  The program, established by the Veterans Health Administration was designed to offer specialized Read More

DNF Lifts Two Bulls Fire Closures

BEND, OR — Early Tuesday morning, the Deschutes National Forest lifted most closures put in place when the Two Bulls Fire broke out earlier this month.  Roughly 1/2 a mile of Mrazek Trail on the Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District will remain closed to allow for Read More